MP3 support for Totem?
has the docs that you might be looking for.
I have never really bothered to play MP3 in Totem. (XMMS is just right)
For Totem, i think you need to download some Plugins, which are available at rpm.livna.org.
>also are there any media players that can access media on an SMB share without have to copy it onto the computer?
Have you tried accessing the Mount point for your SMB share directly through your Media Player?
Like using the File--Open-- <your filename> ??